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Rambling through 2012, a year in pictures: Part 1, Wales

At the end of a busy year it seems appropriate to look back and remember the places I went and the things I did during 2012.  Far too much to cram into a blogable number of words so I decided … Continue reading

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November Daily Blog 3: trees and autumn.

Not since the introduction of a virulent strain of Dutch Elm disease from North America in 1967 have trees been a main news item in the UK but, thanks to the Chalara fraxinea fungus affecting native ash, trees are now … Continue reading

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Pontypool, Chepstow, Tintern: a long weekend in Grey Britain

Having enjoyed two weeks of summer in March we are now back to the typical wet,cold weather of Grey Britain.  It’s a pity because I had people to stay for the weekend and it took the edge off getting out … Continue reading

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